5 ideas for staying productive in a slow season
11/16/2015 | Author: Editorial Staff
Some real estate markets have predictable slow periods, whether from seasonal residents or a weather-induced lull, but that doesn’t mean you have to shut down, too. An off-season can be the ideal time to work on your business or take advantage of opportunities you don’t have time for during busier periods.
- Get your office in order. This could be your chance to transition to a paperless firm, upgrade your equipment, or ensure your policies and procedures are updated.
- Learn something new. Make time to earn a designation or certification that enables you to better serve your clients or take care of some required CE credits before business picks back up.
- Nurture relationships. You may want to check in with past clients, seek out prospective referral sources, or attend meetings of local business-professionals groups to grow your name recognition in the community.
- Improve your web presence. Consider refreshing your website content and social media profiles with updated information. If you’re a blogger, this may be the time to pre-write some evergreen posts to publish later.
- Plan for future success. Look back at what worked over the past year to create a business plan with goals you hope to achieve in the new year.
Is there a slow season in your market? Comment below to share how you stay productive during this time.
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